Homeowner rescued from North Knoxville house fire


KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – Knoxville fire crews rescued a homeowner early Monday after responding to a North Knoxville house fire.

Just after 4 a.m., Knoxville Fire Department crews were dispatched to a reported house fire on East Quincy Avenue. When firefighters arrived, the front rooms of the home were largely involved and had already burned through the roof covering the front porch of the single-story home.

Video: Sandy Bowlen

Responders rescued the owner of the home who was unconscious in the hallway of the home. The man was rushed to the hospital for treatment for burns and smoke inhalation. The man’s condition is unknown at this time.

Fire Investigators are investigating to determine the cause of the fire. No other injuries were reported.

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